Top 10 Most Misleading Band Names and Music Artist Stage NamesMetal_Treasure Misleading band names /stage names give you wrong expectations and impressions:
1) about their country of origin - a band called 'Birds of Tokyo' is not from Japan
2) about the type of music they play - a band called 'Miss May I' plays metalcore
3) about anything else - the band members of 'Barenaked Ladies' are not hot chicks, and so on.
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I love this band but I hate their name.
Power metal and speed metal from Germany. - Metal_Treasure
Molotov sounds very Russian because Molotov is Russian. But this band even sings in Spanish (song - No Manches Mi Vida) - Metal_Treasure
Montreal is the 2nd largest city in Canada. - Metal_Treasure
Side project of Tim Lambesis, singer for As I Lay Dying. It's a parody of- and tribute to Arnold Schwarzenegger's films. - Metal_Treasure
I never got why they named themselves 'America' since they're british. - somekindofaguy
Interesting... it would also be good if a Amercian band called themselves England - Lucretia
Legible name spelling: I wrestled a bear once
From a band with this name I expected songs like Deer Season Fever by Lo-Brau, or Fred Bear by Ted Nugent.
It's actually a metalcore band from the USA. - Metal_Treasure
Sounds way too mystical for a band that have absolutely nothimg mystical in their music or lyrics. Fits better for a symphonic metal, new age, gothic or at least emo band. - Martin_Canine
American garage punk band formed in 2008 - Metal_Treasure
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. - Metal_Treasure
Blutengel translates to "Blood Angel". But their musical style is dark wave or future pop, which is atmospheric, but not in the slightest any hard or heavy. Yet, they are always put in the "hard & heavy" section in stores. - Martin_Canine
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2. Trans-Siberian Orchestra (American rock/metal band)
3. Job for a Cowboy (Death Metal Band)